In an Average Year, How Many Americans Are Audited by the IRS?

In 1980, the Internal Revenue Service audited 1,528,927 returns, 1.9 percent of all returns submitted.

The IRS claimed in 1980 it spends $4.40 for every $1,000 it collects from taxpayers.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookShare on Google+Share on RedditPin on PinterestEmail this to someone